1‑800‑315‑COOP About Us Careers COOPERconnectFrançais

Let’s Keep in Touch!

Subscribe to our monthly newsletter to get the latest blog and Cooper news delivered right to your inbox.

Sign Up

Considering construction equipment rentals?

Considering construction equipment rentals?

Sometimes renting construction equipment is better than ownership. We get it – owning your own fleet of construction equipment has its perks. You can be confident you’ll have access to the equipment you need, when you need it. Your team gets to know the gear inside out and backwards. And you can take pride in …

Learn More

Keep the water out: 5 ways to help prevent worksite flooding
Cooper Pump and Power

Keep the water out: 5 ways to help prevent worksite flooding

Flood risks: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. How does water creep into worksites and cause flooding? Let us count the ways. There’s weather, for one thing. We can’t control nature and climate change is throwing us curveballs. Flash floods, surging rivers, spring thaws and cold weather combined with snow one …

Learn More

Explore Canada with $4,000 grand prize from Cooper Equipment Rentals
Cooper September Giveaway

Explore Canada with $4,000 grand prize from Cooper Equipment Rentals

This year at Cooper we’re celebrating a unique milestone that’s been in the making since 1972.  If you haven’t heard by now, Cooper Equipment Rentals is celebrating our 50th year in business and better still, September is our official birthday month! It was on September 22, 1972, that Gord Cooper first opened the doors to …

Learn More

The Unrivalled Growth of Cooper’s Trench Safety Division

The Unrivalled Growth of Cooper’s Trench Safety Division

Cooper Equipment Rental’s Trench Safety division has been rapidly growing since its launch in 2017 and it’s not showing any signs of slowing down! We sat down with Cameron Dougherty, General Manager at Cooper Trench Safety, to learn more about what’s new for 2022. In 2021, the Cooper Trench Safety division expanded into western Canada, …

Learn More

How to Stay Safe During Your Next Excavation Project

How to Stay Safe During Your Next Excavation Project

When performing a trenching or excavation project it is crucial to ensure that you are always following all appropriate safety procedures. Not being proactive and aware of the hazards that can take place on the jobsite can result in tragic incidents. In order to help others avoid such incidents from occurring, we sat down and …

Learn More

Safety Month – how Cooper used the month of May to focus on Safety!

Safety Month – how Cooper used the month of May to focus on Safety!

Across North America the first week of May is dedicated to Construction Health and Safety. This year Cooper Equipment Rentals decided to extend the focus into a safety month, emphasizing four different areas of safety for our employees: Week 1: Healthy Mind Week 2: Physical Health Week 3: Emotional Health Week 4: Competency “Safety has …

Learn More

How renting equipment with GPS tracking saves you money and impacts your bottom line.
John Deere 330G Skidsteer

How renting equipment with GPS tracking saves you money and impacts your bottom line.

Theft of construction equipment is unfortunately the cost of doing business for most contractors across Canada. The Ontario Provincial Police estimates between $15 to $20million worth of heavy construction equipment is stolen every year, with the value across Canada being reported from anywhere between $300 million to $1 billion. According to Canadian Insurance provider Aviva, …

Learn More

Tips for Selling an Equipment Rental Business
Doug Dougherty Star Rentals

Tips for Selling an Equipment Rental Business

  This year I thought I’d change things up a bit on the blog. I will still be publishing monthly but will alternate between Leadership subjects and Industry topics. This month I am writing about selling an equipment rental business. There are a lot of successful small and medium-sized business owners in Canada who have …

Learn More